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Young Scientist Programme

Young Scientist Programme: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is set to conduct its special ‘Young Scientist Programme’ or ‘YUVIKA’ for school children. Young Scientist Programme (YUVIKA) is a learning and awareness-creating programme of the ISRO to impart basic knowledge on Space Technology, Space Science, and Space Applications to younger students with a preference for […]

1000-Year-Old Stone Statue Of Mahavira : Tamil Nadu

1000-Year-Old Stone Statue Of Mahavira : Tamil Nadu Archaeology students and professors in Tamil Nadu recently unearthed a rare 1000-year-old stone statue of Mahavira, the 24th tirthankara of Jainism. Lord Mahavira was the twenty-fourth and the last Tirthankara of the Jain religion. Mahavir was born in 599 B.C. as a prince in Bihar. At the […]

Diphtheria : Clinical Guidelines

Diphtheria : Clinical Guidelines World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday published the guidelines on the clinical management of diphtheria. New recommendations of WHO: In patients with suspected or confirmed diphtheria, WHO recommends using macrolide antibiotics (azithromycin, erythromycin) in preference to penicillin antibiotics. In patients with suspected or confirmed diphtheria, WHO recommends not to perform routine […]

Sangam: Digital Twin Initiative

Sangam: Digital Twin Initiative The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has unveiled the ‘Sangam: Digital Twin’ initiative. Sangam: Digital Twin Initiative is a Proof of Concept (PoC) distributed in two stages to be conducted in one of the major cities of India. The first stage is exploratory for clarity of horizon and creative exploration to unleash […]

E-Jagriti Portal

E-Jagriti Portal: The Consumer Affairs Department has integrated artificial intelligence in the ‘e-Jagriti’ portal, aiming to reduce pending cases in consumer courts. The e-Jagriti portal, an initiative by the Department of Consumer Affairs under the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food, and Public Distribution, aims to streamline consumer dispute resolution. It integrates various consumer grievance platforms […]

Nepal’s Terai Arc Landscape (TAL) Initiative

Nepal’s Terai Arc Landscape (TAL) Initiative: Nepal’s Terai Arc Landscape (TAL) initiative earns UN recognition for ecosystem restoration, boosting hopes despite challenges like infrastructure expansion and human-wildlife conflict. Terai Arc Landscape (TAL) is a transboundary biodiversity hotspot launched in 2001. It aims to conserve critical habitats for tigers, rhinos, elephants, etc., covering ecosystems of the […]